Education

Supporting Detroit and Hamtramck’s children and families through education. Detroit and Hamtramck’s future depends on how we educate our children. Lansing has taken steps to improve funding for District 4 schools, and Matt knows that a strong voice is needed in the capitol to maintain this commitment to the district’s school system. As representati...

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Economic Development

Supporting Detroit and Hamtramck business owners, entrepreneurs, and residents. Business investments are coming into Detroit and Hamtramck, but how are these investments affecting the city’s residents? Matt understands that District 4’s economic successes thus far have not benefited everyone in the city equally. One of his key focuses in building D...

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Neighborhoods

Driving city-wide growth across Detroit and Hamtramck’s diverse neighborhoods. Perhaps the best-kept secret of Detroit and Hamtramck are their neighborhoods. From Woodbridge to Boston Edison and New Center to the East Side, Michigan’s 4th district includes some of the state’s most diverse communities. While each of District 4’s neighborhoods has mu...

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Public Transit

Promoting accessible and affordable transit across Detroit and Hamtramck. As Detroit and Hamtramck continue to develop, accessibility of the district’s resources for everyone in the community must be a priority. Detroit’s success as a major metropolitan area will largely depend on having a reliable regional transportation system – something that is...

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Meet Matt

Meet Matt

Matt Friedrichs is a proud resident of Detroit who is running as a Democrat for State Representative of Michigan’s 4th District. Matt believes that Detroit and Hamtramck politics should represent and serve the needs of Detroit and Hamtramck’s residents, and he is committed to increasing opportunities for individuals to shape the communities in whic...

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